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May 7, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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CATALINA ISLANDER' | A,t AVALON CHURCHES THE SWORDFISH AND m I r~[~1~llc Church services: Sunday IT'S NEAR KINDRED illlffT ~a.d l0 a m Sunday even- (Continued fro~apage 8 column 3) IUIl ;9 !ions, 7:30 p m. Week day -- |'" /:30 a.m. enemies. But the swordfish cannot be I~t.. ... convicted of malice, and the thresher .,...~nStlan Science Society services at has weak teeth and a mild disposition. l~]I~t-r^.U~ngalow meeting house, 222 I once saw a fracas of this kind off - k'd~~ avenue, Sunday at 11 a.m.the coast of Lower California. Once [ [k" ~chool at 9:30 a. m. Wcdncs- near Santa Cruz another fight took r evening service at 8 p.m. place and a skillful photographer, Mr. r'l~/| C * , . W. W~ Richards, was at hand and was [~Jl~"~regational Church Services able to secure an excellent picture, "1 ~]~ay School, 9:30 a. m.; Worship which I have reproduced in nay "Days ~' ~l~f~i~~i~i~!a~t_~errrton, l~~,iun of a Man." The great whale leaps out of the water in distress, disclosing ahnost the whole of its body. But the attackers are not swordfish and thresh- er, but a school of the great killer -.._ (orca,) a giant porpoise with strong Fatalina will give you the rest of teeth and the disposition of a wolf. [r life. Come to Catalina. This savage beast six or eight feet ~-~ long destroys many fur seals and sea l~dvertise your needs in The Catalina lions in northern waters and is afraid LN~ of nothing. It has a very high fin on PAGE NINE Your Wants smoothly attended to at the htwater Hotel Barber Shop [lillie Price, Proprietor ~, Avalon, Calitornis S 10 ........ 12:12 7:55 3:39 7:04 4.6 0.6 3.5 2.9 $u II ........ 1:25 9:04 4:36 9:24 4.3 0.6 3.8 2.8 M 12 ........ 3:00 10:07 $:19 I0:57 4.1 0.6 4.3 2.3 Tu 13 ........ 4:28 11:02 5:55 11:53 4,2 0.5 4:8 1.6 W 14 ........ 5:39 11:47 6:29 .......... 4,4 0.4 5.3 .......... Gurios and Souvenirs Look for the Sign of The Big Curio Store H. D. MacRae Co. Sandwich FOLLOW THE CRO WD AND BE SATISFIED! "We Have Thrown the Key Away" CHAS. R. GERMAN H.R. GERMAN, Props. 0,4 3.3 2.7 .......... hite --- its back, not unlike the dorsal fin of ~WNIN~ C0 [tth:ksth dfisrh'edyWhh::r/:at%ak sOantTe Boating" I "whale birds," swarm in the bloody 1 waters, eager for their share of the O~! :UWT: ::~::?C::::: fie/Sub sO~itt::;iitt~mize, the flesh of the swordfish is delicate and finely flavor- i ! [ed, less oily and more toothsome than :1#] Repairs Attended to [ that of the tuna or even the albacore. Greatest of all the anglers' prizes ! the record of captures is faithfully I II I%u~, SlS.aS7 kept by Ernest Windle in his weekly Ik~.'" ~ PAc,v,c.... 3~'SUMNIERAVALON BRANCHAvF', ] journal, The Catalina Islander. The spearfish (Tetrapturus mitsu- I 'w I call ars o SantaCatalina) is smaller and more slender than the swordfish, with a much smaller and weaker bill. It is, Crescent Avenue at Sumner I1 tt~vQ .... / like the swordfish, dark gray in color, Ii __ ___(.,~ you looked over our stock/ the body crossed by fine, wavy lines ~entyof fin;--- /- of silver. It is a Japanese fish, which M ~~ i I~ I"L. WRITING PAPER / twenty-five years ago I named for the C O E !1 ~o:~1 to Yon ~: ::iamed to [eminent Japanese naturalist, Prof. Ka- rl: kichi Mitsukuri, before it had ever THE "MABEL F" ane" been recorded from California, It is ]tll ISLAND PHAR ACYM CO. [l a good food fish, called by the Japa- The Fastest Launch in Avalon, and the Launch with a Record for nese Kajiki. The largest on record up BIG FISH. L. MOTT, Box 194:t, Avalon... Booth on Pleasure Pier. ~|| _.|[ 0. W. COLE ] of Elkhart, Indiana. To this tribe also belongs the greatPh~es 610415 Main 1048 PRIVATE AMBULANCE [JP.aintinglDecora..~[ sailfish, Istiophorus nigricans, like the BUY H. OVERHOLZER ~';nlIlt spearfish, but larger, with a very high ~'Aveue~'---n--- .... o dorsal fin, trinuned with blue, which I~'LI I~1 i="I:~AI--~~ [~l I=~ I'(:~TO[=:~ l stands up like a huge sail and is de- 95t$ ~outll rllll :st., ~or. lentil p Avalon, California pressible, umbrella-like in a groove Lady Attendant * Los Angeles, Cal. ~1~ along the back. This is occasionally lIT i taken in the open Pacific as well as in the Atlantic, though it has never yet ROOFS REPAIRED Phone Avalon 57 o[[ :..atch RepairingI All these fishes cast their spawn in J~W:I:Y of All Kinds Repaired-- appeared off the California coast. AND PAINTED Estimates Given Free |[, ....oo......... | the open sea farther south, collling to It,tel.q"~,Wl'l.ARTON the coasts of California, Hawaii, Ja- C.C. W.B. II pan and Florida, probably only to feed, , , as the young are seldom or never ta- ME! ,i ,OURNE ~ CULLEN I . *'-~s-~,., ,.~,, i ken so far north LOCAL TIME~bI~. TABLE Painting = Decorating = Paper Hanging i *"*___ .-.m.. B.,,d,.. a*o .........o Comparison will show high and low 111 Uroadwsy st Irllghth [ Light figures a. m., black figures p. m. ] SIO NS 2Z' METROPOLE AVE. ngelos, 8 ........ 6:03 1:03 4:47 11:25 0.2 3.4 2.4 5.0 1~ 9 ........ 6:55 2:18 5:34 ..........